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Old 07-28-07, 03:37 PM
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Need help with budget mtb

My budget is under $300. So far I've seen the Iron Horse Maverick 1.5 and the Motobecane HT300. Which seems to have the better frame? Are there any others in this price I should think about? Thanks.
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Old 07-28-07, 04:17 PM
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maverick looks nicer...but many people swear by motobecane quality and they normally put higher quality parts on than their price would imply...but bottom line is at $300...most of your choices arnt going to vary alot in terms of performance.
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Old 07-30-07, 05:48 AM
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maverick looks nicer...but many people swear by motobecane quality and they normally put higher quality parts on than their price would imply...but bottom line is at $300...most of your choices arnt going to vary alot in terms of performance.
Thanks. I went with the Motobecane.
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Old 07-30-07, 09:33 AM
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DB has some decent bikes they sell at sports stores.
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many people swear by motobecane quality

really?
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Old 07-30-07, 12:37 PM
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The Jamis Ranger series tops out at a mssp of $300 and there are 2 other options closer to $200. Great entry level/commuting bike.

http://jamisbikes.com/usa/thebikes/hardtails/index.html
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